Polytechnic research awards - December 2017

Funded research awards for December 2017. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • The STEM Guitar Project
    Investigator(s): Richard French**; Sponsor: Sinclair Community College; Polytechnic: $17,053
  • Creating a Prosperous Economic Ecosystem in the Wabash Heartland
    Investigator(s): Jay Akridge**, Nathan Hartman, Bernard Engel, Karen Plaut, Ali Shakouri, John Sutherland; Sponsor: North Central Indiana Community Partnership; Total $5,035,559; Polytechnic: $805,689
  • Susan Harwood Grant: Augmented and Virtual Reality Training for Construction Fall Protection
    Investigator(s): James Jenkins**, Wan Ju Huang, George Takahashi; Sponsor: Occupational Safety & Health Administration; Total $49,990; Polytechnic: $16,999
  • Improve the Asset Management Process for Healthcare Facilities
    Investigator(s): Emad Elwakil**; Sponsor: Medxcel Macilities Management LLC; Polytechnic: $39,890
  • Development of Virtual-Reality Based User Interface Technologies for Immersive Visualization
    Investigator(s): Eric Matson**; Sponsor: Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials; Polytechnic: $18,000
  • IITP Industry Professional Practice 2018
    Investigator(s): Eric Matson**; Sponsor: Info & Communication Tech Promotion; Polytechnic: $72,165
  • Beyond Boundaries: Exploring Transdisciplinary Potential in Visualization
    Investigator(s): Paul Parson**; Sponsor: James Madison University; Polytechnic: $4,000
  • Solution for Predictive Physical Modeling in CdTe and Other Thin-Film PV Technologies, Amendment 2; Grant 108718
    Investigator(s): Bedrich Benes**; Sponsor: Arizona State University; Polytechnic: $80,817

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $1,054,613